Russia accuses US of bombing Syrian troops and risking ceasefire

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Moscow’s decision to call a UN security council meeting to discuss US-led strikes that killed Syrian soldiers was ‘cynical’

Russia has warned the US of bombing Syrian army positions puts a “very big question mark” over the future of a precarious ceasefire less than a week old.

The US has offered condolences and insisted that the airstrikes were a mistake. It said it had targeted Tharda mountain where a Syrian government offensive was seeking to capture Isis positions overlooking the Deir ez-Zour military airport in the east of the country. It said it would carry out an investigation.

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